Border at big risk 

The Western border continues to pose a greater cause of concern to the country in relation to COVID-19 security.  Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare highlighted this in his nationwide address, Tuesday.  Sogavare said with the rapidly increasing number of COVID-19 cases in Papua New Guinea (PNG), it is highly likely that numbers of COVID-19 in Bougainville…

China engineers arrive Tuesday

TWENTY-four (24) engineers from China will arrive in the country today to help construct the new fourth University of the Pacific (USP) campus in Honiara. This has been confirmed by the Secretary to the Prime Minister Dr. Jimmy Rodgers last week during a radio talk-back show at the national radio broadcaster. Dr. Rodgers said this…

FACEBOOK ‘CENSORSHIP’ LOOMS

Government will soon monitor ‘fake’ FB users   The Ministry for Communication and Aviation will soon closely monitor fake Facebook account users in Solomon Islands, as soon as the formal arrangement with Facebook Company is set. This was revealed by the Permanent Secretary (PS) for Communication and Aviation, Moses Virivolomo when his team appeared before…

Illegal Bech-de-mer harvesters nabbed

OFFICERS of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) at the Central Police Station in Honiara City assisted officials of the Ministry of Fisheries have arrested two suspects at the Honiara domestic wharf, Wednesday this week for illegal harvesting of beche-de-mer. Provincial Police Commander Honiara City Superintendent John Matamaru says, “Fisheries officials called police to…